Release 5.0-rc2

The Wine development release 5.0-rc2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

Bugs fixed in 5.0-rc2 (total 36):

  • #10696 Direct3D mode in Age of Wonders 2 demo is unusably slow and glitchy
  • #18879 The Sims 3: Textures go Black and sometimes Abnormal patterns.
  • #26276 StarFisher: Crashes when entering a New Event
  • #30506 GdipGraphicsClear() needs to overwrite pixels, not alpha blend (Text misrendered in Brain Workshop)
  • #31399 Pegasus Mail 4.6x is crashing
  • #31543 Warface not started
  • #35205 WOLF RPG Editor 2.10: Updating the whole texture in IDirect3DDevice9::UpdateTexture() breaks font caches
  • #35731 Startopia: menu contents flicker
  • #38054 DoDragDrop() should abort when IDropSource::QueryContinueDrag fails
  • #38596 Photo Ninja 1.2.5 (32 bit) crashes on startup
  • #38981 Super Mario Bros X v1.3.x crashes when starting game with sound enabled
  • #39804 Algodoo v2.1.0 crashes on startup
  • #42942 Disgen 2016: Fatal error when adding a person to the database (Sqlite).
  • #43189 Christmas Magic crashes on start without native d3drm
  • #44734 D3D accelerates can't be enabled in Plants Vs Zomies ,When this is selected,It says hardware not supported.
  • #46981 winetricks -q --verify dotnet461 crashes under win64
  • #47275 winecfg fails to connect to mountmgr on 64-bit
  • #47350 Winecfg crashes on exit (macOS wine built without mingw)
  • #47364 COM ports do not work
  • #47565 winetricks vcrun* verbs fail with Wine 4.12(+), when using a 32-bit WINEPREFIX
  • #47649 Wavelab 6 Installs but cannot launch (Mingw generates misplaced stack pointer in DECLSPEC_HOTPATCH stubs for 32-bit)
  • #47817 Gameforge Client: Cannot launch TERA
  • #47856 Logos Bible Software (.Net 4.7.2 app) crashes in win8/10 (probably RtlQueryUnbiasedInterruptTime insufficiency)
  • #47959 WINE fails to configure on CYGWIN
  • #47993 Epic Games Launcher crashes at the installation
  • #48059 IMVU Social Network Client hangs
  • #48088 Wrong color mapping with client-side graphics on 256-color X server
  • #48160 cl.exe (visual studio 2017) fails to compile c++ due to error C2177: constant too big
  • #48183 Running most applications causes a crash in krnl386.exe DllMain() when the Windows version is set to non-NT
  • #48239 MTGA Launcher fails to download the game (regression)
  • #48261 Batman: Arkham Knight hangs when trying to close upgrade screen
  • #48273 Relay debugging is broken in a --without-mingw build
  • #48288 kernelbase: Japanese character wrongly reported as invalid.
  • #48300 timezone info not found for 'CET' spam on prefix creation
  • #48304 Mail.ru Game Center incorrectly determines the version of Windows that is being used, therefore it does not start, because it requires at least Windows 7.
  • #48314 Building wine on CentOS7 fails due to lack of libkrb5